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Sen. Cruz: ‘Texans Are Coming Together, Standing United’

Sen. Cruz: ‘Texans Are Coming Together, Standing United’

(from Sen Cruz’s Press Office) Sen. Cruz: ‘Texans Are Coming Together, Standing United’ Visits volunteers and storm victims, assists with relief efforts, and receives briefings from local officials in Kingwood, Dickinson, and League City LEAGUE CITY, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today made several stops in Kingwood, Dickinson,[Read More…]

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by September 10, 2017 Featured, Political
Comptroller Hegar Announces , August 2017 State Sales Tax Revenue

Comptroller Hegar Announces , August 2017 State Sales Tax Revenue

from Texas Comptroller Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Revenue for Fiscal 2017, August State Sales Tax (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today released totals for fiscal 2017 state revenues, in addition to announcing monthly state revenues for August. Sales tax revenue for the year was $28.9 billion, 0.3 percent[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Featured, Texas
Sen. Cruz: ‘Texas Will Rebuild’

Sen. Cruz: ‘Texas Will Rebuild’

from Sen Cruz’s Press Office   Sen Cruz Releases video highlighting devastation on Texas coast; Delivers Senate floor speech honoring the heroism of Texans, discussing the rebuilding effort along the Texas Gulf Coast, and urging Congress to deliver emergency funding for disaster relief WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today[Read More…]

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by September 6, 2017 Featured, Texas
JAB Fest 2017 2 Nights Friday & Saturday

JAB Fest 2017 2 Nights Friday & Saturday

September 08, 2017 – September 09, 2017 JAB FEST 2017 LONESTAR AMPHITHEATER – LUBBOCK, TX FRIDAY: GATES OPEN @ 5 PM/ SHOW @ 5:30 PM Friday’s lineup: Kaitlin Butts, The Last Bandoleros, Wade Bowen, Joe Nichols, and the Josh Abbott Band. SATURDAY: GATES OPEN @ 4 PM / SHOW @ 4:45 PM Saturday lineup:[Read More…]

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by September 5, 2017 Entertainment, Featured
Sen. Cruz: ‘Love and Compassion Unite Us, and Will Move Us Forward’

Sen. Cruz: ‘Love and Compassion Unite Us, and Will Move Us Forward’

from Sen Ted Cruz’s Press Office Sen. Cruz: ‘Love and Compassion Unite Us, and Will Move Us Forward’ Clears homes of debris from Hurricane Harvey with family and staff; volunteers at NRG Center, joins Sen. John Cornyn, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and Texas Congressional Delegation at press conference HOUSTON,[Read More…]

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by September 4, 2017 Featured, Political
 2017 West Texas Walk of Fame Inductees Announced

 2017 West Texas Walk of Fame Inductees Announced

from City of Lubbock [Lubbock, Texas] The West Texas Walk of Fame for 2017 honorees announced.  The honorees are: James “J.T.” Braxton, Thomas Braxton and Johnny Ray Watson. The induction ceremony will take place at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater located at[Read More…]

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by September 4, 2017 Entertainment, Featured
New Cotton Technologies Offer Opportunities

New Cotton Technologies Offer Opportunities

By: Kay Ledbetter, AgriLife Today CHILLICOTHE – Two new cotton technologies are exciting for producers, but come with warnings, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter) Chemical drift can damage cotton under these new technologies. Dr. Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist[Read More…]

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by September 3, 2017 Agriculture, Featured
Hearts of Humans Far-Reaching as Animal Shelters Fill with Evacuees

Hearts of Humans Far-Reaching as Animal Shelters Fill with Evacuees

from AgriLife Today By: Kathleen Phillips, AgriLife Today ANGLETON — Donations of time and supplies have come in all types and sizes to the animal shelter and supply point at the fairgrounds in Angleton, but all come with a common feature — caring, empathetic hearts of humans. That is the[Read More…]

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by September 2, 2017 Featured, Texas
PROJECT WILL RESURFACE SOUTH LOOP 289 FRONTAGE ROADS

PROJECT WILL RESURFACE SOUTH LOOP 289 FRONTAGE ROADS

from Texas Department of Transportation Drivers should anticipate various lane closures, detours and delays LUBBOCK — Beginning this week, motorists traveling south Loop 289 frontage roads should anticipate various lane and intersection closures as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) starts a project to resurface the south Loop frontage roads[Read More…]

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by June 20, 2017 Featured
AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62

AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62

(from AAA Texas) AAA Texas Statement Regarding the Passage of House Bill 62 (Austin, TX) – AAA Texas has been a longtime supporter of banning texting while driving for all drivers in the State of Texas. With Governor Greg Abbott’s signature today, Texas becomes the 47th state in the nation[Read More…]

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by June 7, 2017 Featured